Leopards Tame Lions 50-15 – Wrestling
Varsity: Louisville 50, Minerva 15
The Louisville Leopards Varsity Wrestling team downed the visiting Minerva Lions 50-15 Thursday Night at Louisville High School With the victory, Louisville improves to 2-0 in the NBC.
The Lions Travis Kuttler (285) and Drake Decker (106) won the first two matches by decision to take a 6-0 lead. However, Andy Graham answered with a pin in the 113 match to knot the tally before Ryan Jakubiak earned a 13-2 major decision to give the Leopards a 10-6 advantage.
Minerva’s Nolan Smith won by a 2-0 decision in the next match, but Louisville would win the next 6 matches as part of 28 unanswered points. Both Jax Leonard (138), Michael Seaman (145), and Brock Mehl (160) won by fall to lead the Leopards run. Louisville’s Jager Kendrick also shutout the opposition 8-0 to claim a major decision in the 170 match. Carter Mickley (132) and Satchel Strickmaker (152) both won by decision for the Leopards as well.
Reggie Hancock had the Lions lone win by pin in the 182 match-up. However, Louisville would claim the maximum points available in their final two matches. Jimmy Leonard won by forfeit in the 195 match and Blake Robbins won by pin in the 220 match-up.
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Varsity Box Score
LEOPARDS 50, LIONS 15
285 Travis Kuttler(Mine) DEC Chase Lautzenheiser(Loui) ( 3-1 ) | LOU 0, MIN 3
106 Drake Decker(Mine) DEC Logan Vanicek(Loui) ( 4-2 ) | LOU 0, MIN 6
113 Andy Graham(Loui) PIN Luke Chaddock(Mine) 3:10 | LOU 6, MIN 6
120 Ryan Jakubiak(Loui) MajD David Church(Mine) ( 13-2 ) | LOU 10, MIN 6
126 Nolan Smith(Mine) DEC Jordan Thompson(Loui) ( 2-0 ) | LOU 10, MIN 9
132 Carter Mickley(Loui) DEC Evan Hertel(Mine) ( 13-9 ) | LOU 13, MIN 9
138 Jax Leonard(Loui) PIN Trevor Kirkpatrick(Mine) 1:00 | LOU 19, MIN 9
145 Michael Seaman(Loui) PIN Connor Fritz(Mine) 5:34 | LOU 25, MIN 9
152 Satchel Strickmaker(Loui) DEC Seth McGee(Mine) ( 5-4 ) | LOU 28, MIN 9
160 Brock Mehl(Loui) PIN Kaleb George(Mine) 1:33 | LOU 34, MIN 9
170 Jager Kendrick(Loui) MajD Jay Chaddock(Mine) ( 8-0 ) | LOU 38, MIN 9
182 Reggie Hancock(Mine) PIN Jesse Curlutu(Loui) 2:35 | LOU 38, MIN 15
195 Jimmy Leonard(Loui) Win By Forfeit | LOU 44, MIN 15
220 Blake Robbins(Loui) PIN Jacob George(Mine) 2:45 | LOU 50, MIN 15
Middle School: Louisville 45, Minerva 40
UP NEXT: The Leopards will next compete at the Medina Tournament on Tuesday, December 27 beginning at 9:00 AM.
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